Past Crawford Family Forum Events


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The Powerbroker - A Film and Conversation

Whitney M. Young, Jr. was one of the most celebrated - and controversial - leaders of the civil rights era. The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. More

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Who Will Be L.A.’s Next Mayor? AirTalk’s 2013 Live Mayoral Debate (video)

Watch the archived video of Wednesday's debate, hosted by Airtalk's Larry Mantle, among the five front-running candidates for Los Angeles' next mayor. More

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Traumatic Brain Injury: from Pee-Wee Leagues to the NFL

Athletes collide, there's the unmistakable sound of heads hitting hard, the players look dazed but get up and go right back into the action. Dizziness, nausea, confusion; many of us can recognize the immediate symptoms of a concussion, but how much do we really know about the long term effects of a traumatic brain injury? Add aggression, long-term memory loss and suicide to that mix. More

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Should Kids’ Classrooms Be English-Only? A talk about bilingual education in Southern California

Between 2007 and 2011, about 43 percent of California residents spoke a language other than English at home. As of March 2012, over 300 bilingual immersion programs made our state’s classrooms another place for alternate tongues. More

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in conversation with Patt Morrison

LISTEN - In a special event, KPCC's Patt Morrison talked with United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in the Crawford Family Forum. More

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Unlocking the Ivory Tower - Management Research can Transform your Business

Making management research accessible to those actually managing organizations, and interpreting that knowledge for practical application. More


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Soul Food Junkies - A Film and Conversation

To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul? More

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Home Front Challenge: How can California better support returning veterans, active military and their families?

On Monday, January 14th, Take Two co-hosts A Martinez and Alex Cohen talked with experts and veterans on the challenges faced by California's returning veterans. More

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What Does It Take to Become a Family? A conversation about the realities of adopting

How do people arrive at the decision to adopt? How does a sense of cohesive family life, and family and individual identity get built? More